Jul 29, 2014

Kyushu bonito makers set up shop in France

by Singh Supriya

A group of traditional “katsuobushi” dried bonito flake makers in Kyushu will set up a factory in France and start production next year, hoping to bring to Europe the the key ingredient for soup stock and dishes in Japanese cuisine. Participating in a food ...

Jun 24, 2014

Japanese pavilion to showcase 'food for women' at Taipei expo

The Japanese pavilion at this year’s Taipei International Food Show will focus on foods that government officials claim are “preferred by women.” The Interchange Association, which acts as Japan’s de facto mission in Taipei in the absence of official diplomatic relations, said the number ...

Second wave of 'washoku' wets London

Apr 17, 2014

Second wave of 'washoku' wets London

by Richard Sunley

From small, independent “izakaya” and pop-up ramen bars to high-end Japanese fusion restaurants and takeaway sushi chains, Japanese food can increasingly be found all over London. While it is not yet as popular in Britain as in the United States or Asia — particularly ...

Oct 21, 2013

'Oishii Japan' food fete held in India

Food-related events highlighting Japanese cuisine kicked off Friday in New Delhi and in Mumbai, following the opening ceremony for “Oishii Japan” at the Japanese Embassy in Delhi on Thursday evening. The fair — organized by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry in cooperation with ...